News of the day 14 April 2020
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Cloudy, wet and windy in Palma on Tuesday.


Good morning from Majorca

Wet and windy across most of Majorca on Tuesday with occasional sunshine in some places.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The majority of businesses have been closed for a month.

Town halls

Minorca town halls announce aid to small traders

There have been complaints about the lack of response from the island's public authorities.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Massive traffic jams in Palma on Tuesday.


Bumper to bumper on the roads

Massive traffic jams in Palma after some of the coronavirus restrictions are lifted and many people get back to work.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

National and Local Police and Civil Protection Volunteers distribute masks at Plaça d'Espanya and the Intermodal Station in Palma.


Noise levels soar as thousands get back to work

Noise levels soar as thousands of workers flood into Majorcan cities.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Insiders say Nautical Sector losing €1 million a day


Nautical Sector losing €1million a day

Coronavirus State of Emergency devastating the Balearic Nautical Sector.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Masks were available at train stations on Tuesday.


Masks handed out to public transport passengers

Over 250,000 masks were available for public transport users in the Balearics.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Coronavirus infections increase in the Balearic Islands.


An increase in coronavirus infections

There's been an increase in the number of people diagnosed with Covid-19 in the Balearic Islands.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Demand soars for coronavirus masks.


Demand for coronavirus masks through the roof

Demand for coronavirus facemasks soars by 5,000% in the Balearics.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Helicopter view of Son Banya.


Son Banya coronavirus barricades were a ruse

There was never any intention to stop selling drugs in Son Banya.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Posidonia should be considered in the energy and climate plan.


Posidonia needs considering in national energy and climate plan

Posidonia plays an important role in the absorption of carbon dioxide.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

President Armengol and health minister Patricia Gómez during Tuesday's videoconference.


Port and airport reopening should be one of the last measures

The coronavirus monitoring committee has reiterated a point made by President Armengol.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Cheap flights would require more funding from the Spanish government.


Call for thirty euros flights to promote national tourism

Cheap flights and an exemption from airport taxes.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment


Counting the cost

“150,000 jobs could be lost in the Balearics thanks to the coronavirus...”

Jason Moore


Imserso is off

“The tourism hope for the Balearics this summer lies with the national market.”

Andrew Ede



“The BBC is in big trouble and it should be shining at the moment....”

Jason Moore


Fiction helping fact

Movie costume makers are donating face masks to help the coronavirus effort.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Lifestyle
Cauliflower & Mushroom Soup


Get cooking with the American chef in Majorca

Check out the video of this tasty vegetarian soup.

Jeff Harter

Sweet Om Yoga

Majorca Mallorca

Staying Fit In Lockdown Part 1

Luckily for us there are many professionals available and giving their classes for free online, all you need is an internet connection to join in. Thank you to you all for your service.

Vicki McLeod

Edition of 14 April 2020